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Gastropoda Hypsogastropoda Mitridae 

Mitra (Mitra) variabilis Reeve, 1844

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mitra variabilis Reeve, 1844
   Mitra cylindracea Reeve, 1844
   Mitra peasei Dohrn, 1860
   Mitra polymorpha Tomlin, 1920

Common Name

Variable Mitre p.209, pl.587      Coleman, N. 1975.  


North West Cape, WA to southern Queensland (Wilson, 1994)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: intertidal and subtidal [ intertidal zone to a depth of 75 fathoms ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: sand 
substrate: under coral 


 Cernohorsky, W. O. 1976. p.340 [ Distribution map (Pl. 296), synonymy, type information and general information. ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. p.sp. 95, pl. 13, fig. 95 General reference
 Wilson, B. 1994. p.147 General reference


                            Mitra Lamarck, 1798
                              Mitra (Mitra) Lamarck, 1798
                                Mitra (Mitra) variabilis Reeve, 1844


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=13087) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-03.